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183 Roosevelt Appointed President of Police Board of the City of New York. “I
Will Enforce the Law.” Merit System Governs in Police Force. Sunday Closing
Law Made Operative. Attempted Assassination by Dynamite. PAGE CHAPTER XI
Feeling that he had accomplished the purpose for which he accepted duty in the
Civil Service, he, after more than six years of labor, resigned to take upon himself
the burden of duty as Police Commissioner in the city of New York. When in the ...
When in the legislative assembly he had been chairman of a committee which
investigated the New York Police Department. His report showed that he had
very decided views upon this subject, and his study of the subject while in the ...
... was for six years Civil Service Commissioner under President Harrison and
President of the Police Board of New York city from 1895 to 1897. Upon the
election of McKinley he was appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy and
carried his ...
He began that inquiry into the abuse of police powers which has continued until
better conditions prevail, and which will result in purity of administration, unless
the people of the greatest city in the country shall be timid enough or supine ...
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I did not finish this book, and the first sentence from the first chapter may give you an idea why. "Restless as the sea his forefathers sailed to reach the new world; active as the soil that answered ... Read full review